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 27-12-2004, 01:28 AM #1 IMG4 Subscriber     Join Date: Jul 2004 Location: Québec, Canada Posts: 43 Thanks: 0 Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts Straight line with Split Poly tool hi, i just want to know if their are any command to do a real straight line with Split polygon tool (like F8 + Tab + Ctrl + click ) thx
 27-12-2004, 12:49 PM #2 keef Subscriber   Join Date: Oct 2003 Location: Scotland Posts: 74 Thanks: 0 Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts Just look at the help line (bottom left of the page) - there you can see the position of the "slip". So, it you wanted to split a ploy in half - you would simply click/drag on each edge, in turn, at a 50% value. Keith
 27-12-2004, 01:12 PM #3 azimuth Subscriber   Join Date: Jun 2004 Posts: 119 Thanks: 0 Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post I'm not sure if this is a different method to what Keef is saying, but you could open up the options box for the Split Poly tool and set the tolerence slider much higher. That will force the split poly tool to either start right in the very start of an edge or in the exact middle of an edge. Hope that makes sense
 27-12-2004, 04:16 PM #4 blomkaal Subscriber     Join Date: May 2004 Location: Denmark Posts: 816 Thanks: 0 Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts Both of these methods are useful, but they may not nessacerily give you a straight line, but a line that goes through the exact middle (or 1/3 or so depending on what percentage you choose)... A way to do it could be to create the line, select the CV's and snap them to the grid in the direction that is normal to the line you want to create (if the line goes along the x or z axis, snap to y and so on) or scaling down in that axis... It might need some tweaking moving the line around and rotating it a little, but the line should get you a completely straight line... The Cut Faces Tool is another option, just select the faces or object you want to cut though and give 'em hell... Hope this makes sense...

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